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pickled shrimp

Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This recipe was given to me by a dear friend in New Mexico...I have not tried it myself yet , but have eaten it as appetizer.. .very good indeed...

yield 6 -10
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For pickled shrimp

  • 2 lb
    raw shrimp, shelled ,deveined, tails removed
  • 3/4 c
    olive oil, divided
  • 3 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 4 md
    onions, sliced, divided
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2
    jalapeno peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 md
    red bell pepper,thinly sliced
  • 2 md
  • 1/2 c
    white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    dry ground mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried parsley
  • 2 md
    bay leaves, torn in pieces

How To Make pickled shrimp

  • 1
    Saute shrimp in 1/4 cup of the olive oil with garlic and 2 of the sliced onions, one lemon. Simmer 5 minutes.DO NOT BOIL. (or shrimp will be tough). Remove shrimp only from pan and set aside to cool.
  • 2
    Combine remaining oil,remaining sliced onions,bell pepper,jalapeno pepper, lemon, and lemon juice,mustard and remaining ingredients in a large bowl, to make a marinade sauce. Add shrimp to sauce and marinate in refrigerator at least 24 hours..Store in refrigerator in a large glass jar with a lid..